ACT works is directly answerable to the Ministry of Solidarity, Employment and Social Security, although with administrative autonomy in the mainland. It is a tripartite body, thereby working with the social partners represented at the Advisory Council. The main mission is to promote the improvement of working conditions and to supervise compliance with the legal framework with regard to health and safety, labour standards and rights, including those relative to gender equality, no discrimination, parental rights and reconciliation between professional and family life. Its activity covers all sectors of activity, as well as the central and local administration services, including public bodies.
Date of last info update: 29 January 2014